How Barents Sea ice loss contributed to extreme winter conditions in Europe

How Barents Sea ice loss contributed to extreme winter conditions in...

The dramatic loss of ice in the Barents Sea in the European Arctic has had created profound changes in the marine ecosystem there and...
Greenland’s IA party forms a new government

Greenland’s IA party forms a new government

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's left-wing Inuit Ataqatigiit party (IA) announced a new government coalition on Friday, as it reiterated its strong environmental stance and vowed...
Arctic disaster responders train together in a first-of-its-kind joint exercise

Arctic disaster responders train together in a first-of-its-kind joint exercise

An oil tanker and a cruise ship with 250 passengers aboard, both navigating along the northern coast of Iceland, collide. The ships take on water,...
Arctic Circle launches climate action award

Arctic Circle launches climate action award

The Iceland-based conference Arctic Circle Assembly has announced it will award a prize to a researcher or research team that can come up with...
Ticks — and tick-borne risks — are creeping north to the Arctic as the climate warms

Ticks — and tick-borne risks — are creeping north to the...

The warming climate in Alaska and across the circumpolar North is creating new health and safety risks for people, animals and ecosystems. This piece...
Climate crisis tops agenda as parliamentarians meet ahead of Arctic Council ministerial

Climate crisis tops agenda as parliamentarians meet ahead of Arctic Council...

They were supposed to meet in Tromsø, northern Norway, but for pandemic reasons, the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region takes place virtually...
Environmentalists call on Norway to stop plans for deep-sea mining

Environmentalists call on Norway to stop plans for deep-sea mining

OSLO – Six environmental organizations, including the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace, on Monday called on Norway to stop plans to open ocean areas...
A third lava stream has opened at Iceland’s new volcano

A third lava stream has opened at Iceland’s new volcano

Three weeks after it first began erupting, an Icelandic volcano continues to spew out lava and more fissures have opened up. A third eruption fissure...
How scientists are restoring northern peatlands to help keep carbon in the ground

How scientists are restoring northern peatlands to help keep carbon in...

Peatlands are one of the most valuable terrestrial ecosystems in our fight against climate change. These deep layers of partially decayed plants and other...